Faculty, Administration

Laura Ratniece PhD

Bachelor Programme Director. Assistant Professor
International Sales Law. Research Methods
Telephone
+371 67039 307
Office
Wallenberg building, 5th floor

PhD, Copenhagen University, 2020
LL.M, Riga Graduate School of Law, 2012
Bac.iur., University of Latvia, Faculty of Law, 2010

Significant Professional Experience

  • 2020-    RGSL Bachelor Programme Director, Assistant Professor
  • 2018-2020 –  RGSL Bachelor Programme Director, Lecturer
  • 2016-2018 – Riga Graduate School of Law and Copenhagen University, Research Fellow, and Lecturer

Current research

“Interaction between Legal Certainty and Legal Standards in the CISG”

Main publications

  • January 2021. Ratniece L. (translator), Fillers A. (scientific editor), translation (from English to Latvian) of the CISG Advisory Council’s Opinion No. 2 “Examination of the Goods and Notice of Non-Conformity: Articles 38 and 39”, published on the Council’s Internet website: http://www.cisgac.com/file/repository/Latvian_op02.pdf

  • September 2020. Ratniece L. (translator), Fillers A.  (scientific editor), translation (from English to Latvian) of the CISG Advisory Council’s Opinion No. 1 “Electronic Communication under the CISG”, published on the Council’s Internet website: http://www.cisgac.com/file/repository/Latvian_op_01.pdf.  

  • Ratniece L. Valodas jautājumi, interpretējot ANO Konvenciju par starptautiskajiem preču pirkuma-pārdevuma līgumiem (Language Issues related to Interpretation of the CISG). Published in the Latvian legal journal “Jurista Vārds”, 28.07.2020, Nr. 30(1140).
  • Ratniece L. Tiesību ekonomiskās analīzes piemērošana ANO Konvencijai par starptautiskajiem preču pirkuma-pārdevuma līgumiem (Application of the Economic Analysis of Law to the CISG). Jurista Vārds, 21.01.2020., Nr. 3 (1113), pp. 15-19.
  • Ratniece L., “Issues related to Interpretation of United Nations Convention on Contracts for the International Sale of Goods (CISG) 30 Years after Its Entering into Force”, in  K. Strada-Rozenberga et al. (eds), Centrālās un Austrumeiropas Juridiskās Tradīcijas un Juridiskās Identitātes Jautājumi, Latvijas Universitātes 76. starptautiskās zinātniskās konferences rakstu krājums, Rīga, LU Akadēmiskais Apgāds, 2018, pp. 202-210.
  • Cers O., Ratniece L. “Vai valsts amatpersonas statuss ir priekšrocība administratīvajā procesā” (“Is the Status of State’s Official an Advantage in the Administrative Procedure”). Published in the weekly legal journal “Jurista Vārds”, No.11 (658), 16.03.2011.

Participation in conferences with a presentation

  • 27.02.2019.    University of Latvia (Riga, Latvia) – participation in the 77th International academic conference with a presentation “Starpdisciplināro pētījuma metožu pielietošana, analizējot ANO Konvenciju par starptautiskajiem preču pirkuma-pārdevuma līgumiem (CISG)”

  • 02.02.2018.    University of Latvia (Riga, Latvia) – participation in the 76th Academic conference with a presentation “Ar ANO Konvencijas par starptautiskajiem preču pirkuma-pārdevuma līgumiem interpretāciju saistītās problēmas 30 gadus pēc tās spēkā stāšanās”.

  • 03.07.2017.-04.07.2017.    L’Institut Michel Villey (Université Panthéon-Assas) and PhiCo/NoSoPhi (Institut des Sciences juridique et philosophique de la Sorbonne, Université Paris 1 Panthéon-Sorbonne) (Paris, France) – participation in a seminar with a presentation “Interaction between the Meaning of the Principle of Legal Certainty and L. Wittgenstein´s Philosophical Concept of Certainty”.
  • 19. 12. 2016.     UCD Sutherland School of Law (Dublin, Ireland) – participation in the conference “Consumer Protection and Competition Policy in a Changing World” with a presentation “Analysing the Drivers behind Reform of the UNIDROIT Principles of International Commercial Contracts”.